Roy L. & Maxine Wyckoff Masonic Scholarship


The applicant must reside in the State of Illinois and have a 3.0 (B) grand point average on a 4.0 scale from an accredited school or approved home school.

Eligibility for continuance of this scholarship rests with the student. It is the responsibility of each successful candidate to submit an official transcript or grand slip at the end of each semester. A, B, average for 14 semester hours (minimum) or more must be maintained to remain eligible for the second semester.

The scholarship will be paid to your approved college or university in two installments, fall and spring. The check will be made payable to the school for $500.00 each semester.

We must receive your application COMPLETE (including one letter of a personal nature and two from a professional source) by APRIL 1 of the year you are applying for the scholarship.

A committee will review all applications and make a determination by JUNE 30.

This scholarship will be awarded without regard to sex, race, religion, age, or handicap. The award will consider, however, the Masonic relationship and financial need of the applicant and their family. The father, brother, grandfather, or uncle of the applicant must be a Master Mason in Illinois in good standing or have been at the time of his death.

Dear Candidate:

The Roy L. & Maxine Wyckoff Masonic Scholarship application is an integral part of the new program that the Grand Lodge of A. F. & A. M. of Illinois is sponsoring. We thank you for your interest in our scholarship and wish you well in your educational endeavors.

Please complete the application and mail to the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Scholarship Chairman listed on the accompanying sheets by APRIL 1, without fail.

A screening committee will review the application during the month of June and will select successful candidates for the school year commencing August or September.

Successful candidates will be notified by letter from the Grand Lodge. All applications will be kept on file for one year and remain the property of the Grand Lodge.

The payments for the scholarship will be mailed to the college or university where you have been accepted. The payments will be made in two installments; the first check will be mailed by August 7 for the first semester and the second by December 31.

The scholarship will be renewed providing you maintain a 3.0 (B) average and maintain 14 semester hours per semester. A transcript from your school will be required at the end of each grading period. Summer sessions are not included, but your grade point average may be considered in your academic standing for eligibility in this scholarship. The decision to renew or not renew scholarships will be determined by a special committee assigned to review all situations.

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